Tasting like a mixture of mint and cloves it compliments courgettes and is legendary in tomato and pasta dishes. Use Basil Sweet Green fresh or dried in salads, casseroles and vinegars. Insect repellent and companion plant for tomatoes. Companion Plant: Reputed to improve the growth and flavour of tomatoes, and keep most insects and bugs off most of your vegetables. Diluted crushed leaves make an effective organic insecticide.
Sow seeds from late winter to spring 1.5mm (1/16in) deep in good seed compost. Germination usually takes 14-21 days at 21-24C (70-75F).
Transplant when large enough to handle into 8cm (3in) pots. Later harden off and plant out 38cm (15in) apart into ordinary well drained soil in full sun when all risk of frost is past.
Harvesting Period:June to October
No of Seeds:400
Seeds - Postal Delivery cost is €2 and applies to orders of seed packets ONLY. (Please Note: This Does Not Apply to Seed Potatoes, Onion Sets or Bulbs)
Standard delivery within 2-5 working days, for all other orders is €5.99 per online order up to 10kg regardless of the number of items ordered.
Orders over 10kg are charged at €9.99. The Max order we can send is 30kg.
Collection In Store is not available at this time.
Deliveries are dispatched on the next working day after the order has been placed, and you should receive your order within 2 - 5 working days. In the unlikely event that an item you have ordered is out of stock, we will notify you as soon as possible to inform you of any possible delays. Orders placed on a Friday or over the weekend, will be shipped on Monday.
Please note, plants and seeds cannot be dispatched overseas due to international customs regulations.